Thursday, April 14, 2016

Royal Profile: 14 Facts about Prince Dasho Jigme Dorji Wangchuck of Bhutan

  1. Prince Dasho Jigme Dorji Wangchuck of Bhutan was born 14 April 1986.
  2. He is the 4th son of King Jugme Singye Wangchuck and Queen Ashi Tshering Yangdon. 
  3. He has the following siblings:
    1. Princess Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck of Bhutan (1980, half sister)
    2. King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan (1980, full brother)
    3. Princess Ashi Sonam Dechen Wangchuck of Bhutan (1981, half sister)
    4. Princess Ashi Dechen Yangzom Wangchuck of Bhutan (1981, full sister)
    5. Princess Ashi Kesang Choden Wangchuck of Bhutan (1982, half sister)
    6. Prince Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck of Bhutan (1984, half brother)
    7. Prince Dasho Khamsum Singye Wangchuck of Bhutan (1985, half brother)
    8. Prince Dasho Jigme Dorji Wangchuck of Bhutan (1986, half brother)
    9. Princess Ashi Euphelma Choden Wangchuck  of Bhutan (1993, half sister)
    10. Prince Dasho Ugyen Jigme Wangchuck  of Bhutan (1994, half brother)
  4. He is also the brother-in-law to:
    1. Dasho Sangay Wangchuck (m 2005)
    2. Dasho Sangay Wangchuk (m 2006)
    3. Dasho Palden Yoeser Thinley (m. 2008)
    4. Dasho Tandin Namgyel (m 2009)
    5. Queen Jetsun Pema (1990, m 2011)
  5. In February 2009, it was revealed that the Prince was attending Menlo College {Source}. 
  6. However, it is likely that by now, in 2016, he has either finished or is nearly finished with his studies.
  7. Since his studies take priority and often place him away from Bhutan, he is only seldom seen attending functions in Bhutan.
  8. In October 2013, he married his brother's sister-in-law, Yeatso Lhamo
  9. Prince Jigme Dorji Wangchuck was appointed the Gyaltshab (King's Representative) for the six eastern districts of Bhutan. 
  10. As Gyaltshab, he heads of office of the Gyaltshab based in Gyalpozhing, Mongar, and administer's His Majesty's kidu to the people.
  11. At the time of his birth, he was third after his elder brother.
  12. With the birth of his nephew, he is presently 4th in succession.
  13. His astrological sign is Aries.
  14. He shares a birthday with:
    1. Princess Marie of Liechtenstein (1940)
    2. Mrs. Sibylla Louise Ambler, Baroness von Dincklage (1965)

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